If you’ve been a reader of this prolific (cough) blog for any length of time, you know that I. Am. So. Spoiled.
Friday night, ThatManILove and I met in Fort Worth, Texas, where we attended my company Christmas party. We woke up, and planned the day.
MLH: What all do we need to do today?
Janie: I’d like to go by Origins and pick up some stuff, then go by the camera store and look at a wide angle lens for the digital. Would that work?
MLH: No problems. Let’s go eat lunch, get it done, and we’ll head to the Omni Mandalay and be there around 3 p.m. to check in and get ready for tonight’s party. We'll even have a bit to rest!
And, off we go. I run into Origins, pick up the things I need, and we head to the camera store in the same shopping center. Except, it is no longer there. So, we search camera stores on the GPS, and head to the nearest one, the Fort Worth Camera Store.
We’re shopping, I’m talking to the Canon rep, and ThatManILove gives me one of those looks that shout “I'm about to make a move and you can't stop me!”
MLH: We’re buying that camera. Today.
Janie: Whaaaaaaat? My camera is fine, and almost brand new!
MLH: You’ve really stepped it up with your photography, and I do not want you to be limited in any way. It’s going to be Christmas and Happy Anniversary.
Janie: And my birthday for years to come!
MLH: (laughing) Yeah, well, we’ll see about that.
He also bought me a new lens, plus new Photoshop software (Yahoo! Watch out, world!), and a new flash and diffuser. He said “Merry Christmas and Happy Anniversary!” It’s kind of neat, because on our wedding day way back then, he bought me a 35mm Canon SLR.
Getting all that took a while; once on the road, we headed to the Omni to rest a bit before readying for the partay. We were pulling into the Omni, turning the corner.
MLH: “What necklace are you wearing with that pretty dress? Did you bring your pearls?”
MLH: You forgot your jewelry, didn’t you?
More silence. Look of chagrin. Affirmative head nod. One. Single. Curse. Word. Rhymes with Grit.
MLH: Turn around, girl, head to the Galleria, we need to buy you a necklace.
I did, and he did. A beautiful drop pendant with three diamonds.
I am spoiled rotten by ThatManILove. And I love it!
Oh, yeah. He LOVED LaToya the Sequoia. And he loved my Adrianna Papell dress I bought for the formal party. And he loved my surprise when he bought me the camera and the necklace. And he loved…